Cross Stitch Crafts
Ideas on what to do with a finished cross stitch piece
If you are tired of the same boring aida cloth colors ie. white, cream, light blue, black... it's time to start dying your own and it couldn't get any easier. Since Aida cloth is a natural cotton fiber, it is the ideal fabric to use dye on. So go ahead and start coloring aida cloth from aqua, orange or to tie dye! Get creative! #AFeatheredStitch #aidacloth #crossstitchcrafts
In this post, I am sharing how to make a cross stitch space rocket which a great idea to finish off a cross stitch design and hang it on the wall of a child's bedroom (or your own if you're a space lover!) In 7 simple steps you can have a fun, colourful, space themed cross stitch project.
In this post, I am sharing how to make a cross stitch corner bookmark in 7 steps. I love these corner ones because they're a great way to use up any small pieces of aida you have lying around, they're quick to make and if you put the design on the bottom corner instead you can make little money/gift card pouches too! Click over to see what you need to make a cross stitch bookmark and read the 7 steps. #crossstitch
In this post, I’m gong to show you how to make a cross stitch storage hoop with a free pattern in 10 steps.I love these hoops because you can put things high up out of little hands, such as scissors, glue, felt pens and basically anything they can use to destroy your house. The 10 steps to making your craft pocket hoop also include a tutorial on making some easy DIY felt flowers. #diycrafts
In this post, I am going to share 7 easy steps on how to frame your cross stitch. I share the materials you need to frame and photos of the 7 steps to frame your small cross stitch project. I also share 2 methods of framing; both are pretty quick and easy. But they are for smaller projects; larger projects have an added step which I will be sharing in a future blog post so hang tight for that. #crossstitch #diycrafts
In this post/episode, I’m going to share my opinions on whether you should worry about unfinished cross stitch projects. My basic thought is that no we shouldn’t worry about unfinished cross stitch projects but I dive a bit deeper in the post. I share 2 reasons when you should worry about your unfinished cross stitch projects and 4 reasons why you shouldn't worry about them. Click to read the full post and let me know whether you worry about those projects you have stopped stitching or not.
In this post, I am sharing how to make a cross stitch clock using a design you have already stitched or the design I use in the tutorial. The great thing about this tutorial is how versatile it is. Once you have those outer numbers you can stitch anything you want in the middle! I opted for the little reindeer head and I love how the antlers wrap around the clock hands at 12 o clock. Follow the 7 steps and make your very own cross stitch clock #diycrafts #crossstitch #hannahhandmakes
In this post I’m sharing all the details of my free how to make a cross stitch lampshade class. This idea has been rattling around for a while but all of the details took a while to iron out. We're almost crease-free though so it's time to share! On Monday, December 16th at 9 pm I will be posting the class in my Facebook group and sharing how to make a cross stitch lampshade. By the end of the class you should have your very own handmade, cross stitch lampshade. #crossstitch #diycrafts
In this post, I am sharing 12 foolproof gift ideas for cross stitchers! Now, that cross stitcher might be you so you can pop some of these on your Amazon wishlist or drop all the hints to your loved ones. In the cross stitch gift guide you will find cute travel sets, pretty embroidery scissors, Bee themed kits and bobbin storage boxes and even a cross stitch mug! Who wouldn't want one of these cross stitch gifts under their tree at Christmas? #giftguide #crossstitch #diycrafts
This is not your grandma's cross-stitch. These projects take the art form of stitching tiny X's with thread and turn it on its head. Giant painted cross-stitch wall murals, stitched sterling silver bangles, an embroidered Ikea stool—trust me, there's a lot more to this craft than alphabet samplers.
In need of some super impressive DIY Wall art ideas? Using cross stitch patterns (free), I used an awl to create a cross stitch wall art canvas for my gallery wall. A straight forward tutorial that is easy to follow. Who doesn't love a good crafts tutorial?!
In this tutorial, I am sharing how to mount cross stitch onto a canvas. Although this is a relatively easy thing to do, I break it down step by step and share the small mistakes I made so you don’t make them too! I share the materials you need to mount your cross stitch on a canvas and how to do it. Plus download your free cross stitch planner printables! #crossstitch #diycrafts